Nick Magel
Nick Magel Campaign leader

President Obama takes a huge step towards workplace equality by including disabled workers in his executive order to raise the minimum wage…Read More

Obama to include disabled workers in minimum wage order

Aamer Madhani, USA TODAY 6 a.m. EST February 12, 2014 President Obama conducts a press conference with French President Francois Hollande (out of frame) on February 11, 2014 at the White House in Washington, DC.(Photo: ALAIN JOCARD AFP/Getty Images)Story HighlightsPresident Obama will sign an order Wednesday raising the minimum wage on…Read More

I AM A YOUNG MAN WITH AUTISM AND WE MUST FIGHT FOR DISABLE RIGHTS !

Good will recently opened a million dollar store in Rockland. Because they are a "non-profit " they pay NO property tax. Most of their inventory is obtained for FREE. They pay their regular workers minimum wage and their disabled workers as little as $2.00 per hour. Yet they report millions in…Read More

Nick Magel
Nick Magel Campaign leader

This CEO wants to pay "mentally retarded" people $2 an hour

CEO tells Daily Show ‘mentally retarded’ could work for $2: ‘You’re worth what you’re worth’ | The Raw Story

CEO tells Daily Show ‘mentally retarded’ could work for $2: ‘You’re worth what you’re worth’ By Travis Gettys Wednesday, January 29, 2014 8:33 EST   Would increasing the minimum wage leave the most vulnerable workers with fewer jobs? Financial commentator Peter Schiff thinks so. The investment broker and talk radio host told Daily Show…Read More

I have struggled with disability my entire life. I want to work, but voc rehab is no help.

When I was younger I went to Voc Rehab for help, and all the did was sit me in a very dark room with a bunch of other people, putting cosmetic sponges in a bag for less than half of the minimum wage. …Read More

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